Manchester students complete a general education program that introduces
them to the humanities, social sciences, communication, mathematics,
natural sciences, writing, and the arts. Everyone, no matter what
major, receives a solid foundation in the liberal
arts. They each leave the campus with knowledge and skills that
are applicable to living a responsible, adaptable life.
addition, they choose majors, often in specific pre-professional
areas. A social work major, then, knows up to date information about
family law, and she also knows about art, writing, history, philosophy,
psychology, and more! Graduates begin their jobs with an energizing
combination of liberal arts insights and the specific tools of their
of students who embraced the transforming blend of liberal arts
and pre-professional education:
Jarman – a biology chemistry major, who traveled with a
medical practicum class to Nicaragua. A graduate of IU medical
school, Ben participates regularly in mission trips in central
American to serve persons without medical care.
Butler – an elementary education major and Spanish minor
who now teaches kindergarten in Austin, Texas.
Hoffman – graduated with a music major and completed her
doctorate in choral conducting at the University of Cincinnati.
Now she is a senior partner and stockbroker with Salomon Smith
Barney. She also serves on boards of several agencies that help
Nickels – political science major who worked as an assistant
in the president’s office at the University. A graduate of
IU law school, she is now on the staff of Barnes and Thornburg
in Fort Wayne.
more information about Manchester's transforming blend of liberal
arts and pre-professional education, please
The Office of Academic Affairs or call 800-852-3648.